Horror Movies You Didn’t Know Were “Based On A True Story”

We like to keep a reasonable distance between what we see on screen and what experience in our mundane, everyday, completely and utterly safe real life. That’s why there’s something indescribably sinister about the words “based on a true story”. Luckily for us horror fans, this is often a vast exaggeration. We should by now…

3 Cases of (Supposed) Demonic Possession

As I mentioned in Vol. 2 of my handy, dandy Ghost Guide, I’m skeptical of labelling any case as “demonic”, but that doesn’t mean I don’t believe in the possibility of possession.  As long as humanity has believed in an ethereal world, it has believed in possessions and one day, I will write for hours…

4 Famously Cursed Films

Whether it’s real life tragedy, or the stuff of legends, the concept of cursed movies has been around since the advent of the media itself. Is it a series of unconnected coincidence, or is there something darker afoot? Something demonic perhaps.  Decide for yourself as we take a look at four frightening cursed movies. The…

The Ways Of The Werewolf: A Brief History of Lycanthropy 

The shadow of the werwolf has haunted European folklore since the middle ages, but did you know that the concept of animalistic transformation is present across the globe? From second century Greece to modern day USA, let us explore a brief history of werewolves. A Historic Overview Some believe the very first written reference to…

The Amityville Saga, Part Two: The Lutz Haunting

If you thought the Amityville story begins and ends with a family massacre, I’m afraid you’re mistaken. Fast forward through the trial that found Ronald DeFeo Jr. guilty of six counts of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison, and we’re in December 1975. 112 Ocean Avenue had been sitting empty for 13…

The Amityville Saga, Part One: The DeFeo Murders

Nobody could have predicted how the events of November 13th, 1974 would forever change the sleepy little town of Amityville, Long Island. Indeed, the crime and the spectacle that followed have cemented their place in the forefront of modern conciseness and strikes a chill to this day.  The case brought together the realms of true…

Around The World In Eighty Ghosts: Part Four

Can you believe we’re already at the end of our little ghost tour? I can.  So here it is! The last 20 stops on our Around The World In Eighty Ghosts Series. I think this proves that not all ghosts stories consist of floating white figures, roaming the halls of  English manors, although there are…

Around The World In Eighty Ghosts: Part Three

The end is in sight so let’s buckle up and continue our whistle-stop tour of the weird world we live in. Read Part’s One and Two 41. Highland Towers – Selangor, Malaysia On December 11th 1993, a 12 storey tower block in Selangor, Malaysia collapsed, resulting in the death of 48 people. As is often…

Around The World In 80 Ghosts: Part One

Given the current state of the global pandemic, worldwide travel is still a distant memory for most us. So, thought I, why don’t we take a moment to appreciate the wonderful world of weird via the relative safety of the internet, and explore some of the ghastliest global ghouls we can find! So before I…

The Nightmare: A Original Christmas Ghost Story

It is a long tradition of mine to settle around the fireplace and share a Christmas ghost story or two, and now we know each other in familiar terms, I feel it’s time to share one of my own with you, dear friend. So, if I may invite you to take a seat aside my…